Set Boundaries. When you're dealing with people who are selfish, make certain to speak up for yourself as soon as the person begins to step on your toes. For example, if your spoiled nephew, who is 22 years old but acts 15, decides that stopping by your house every day to raid your refrigerator after work is preferable to buying his own groceries. I am lucky in as much as my two adult daughters aren't yet as bad/selfish/entitled as many of the adult children mentioned here. But I can see that my girls, are on their way down this path. Like another commenter, I have some fear for the future.
We have surely played a part—perhaps unwittingly—in raising disrespectful, irresponsible, ungrateful, selfish, self-centered, egotistical, and debilitatingly lazy adult children. We have played some part in raising excuse-ridden sluggards—“The sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied” (Proverbs 13:4). — Selfish Guests No Longer Welcome Dear Guests: Of course not. If your children are old enough to have kids of their own, they should not need to be driven around by their parents.
Mar 19, 2016 · Nowadays, of course, a large number of young adults still live at home, most working hard to establish solid incomes and relationships and master the practical skills of living, but inevitably Author: Lizzie Brooke. So many young adults today are selfish monsters - and we parents are to blame, says YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN.
Aug 21, 2014 · Seventy-one percent of American adults think of 18-to-29-year-olds — millennials, basically — as “selfish,” and 65% of us think of them as “entitled.”Author: Nick Gillespie. All Communities > Welcome to Circle of Moms!! > How to deal with selfish adult kids. How to deal with selfish adult kids Catherine - posted on 06/08/2011 (10 moms have responded) 9. 4. 0. For some time, we have struggled with my oldest being very selfish and unaware or uncaring of others. I must confess when I had her I was young, my.